Golden ring decorated with lotus flowers and adorned with two horses. Believed to be from the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II, but from what tomb exactly is unknown. Egypt, 19th dynasty. 1279 to 1213 BC [489×600]

Golden ring decorated with lotus flowers and adorned with two horses. Believed to be from the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses … More

Diver excavates a large statue from the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, a port city known by both its Egyptian and Greek names. Before the founding of Alexandria, it served as one of the chief ports in Egypt. Probably founded around the 8th century BC, the city sunk in 8th c AD [1600×1200]

Diver excavates a large statue from the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, a port city known by both its Egyptian and … More

Statue of the Lector Priest Kaaper, known as Sheikh el-Belad (sycamore wood, eyes made from rock crystal rimmed with copper), from his Mastaba C8 in North Saqqara. Old Kingdom, 5th Dynasty, ca. 2494-2345 BC. [1280×1024]

Statue of the Lector Priest Kaaper, known as Sheikh el-Belad (sycamore wood, eyes made from rock crystal rimmed with copper), … More